Tollywood actor Victory Venkatesh is all set to remake Dhanush-starrer Asuran in Telugu. Directed by Vetrimaaran, the film is a story against caste and is receiving rave reviews for its theme.
While the Telugu remake will be produced by Suresh Babu and Kalaipuli S Thanu, Producer of Asuran, under Suresh Productions and V Creations respectively, details about the director of the movie and the rest of the cast and crew are yet to be announced.
Announcing the project officially Suresh Productions tweeted, “#VictoryVenkatesh is going to play the lead in Telugu version of #Asuran The movie will be produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu and Suresh Babu and under V creations and Suresh Productions banners. #VenkateshDaggubati74.”
The movie will be produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu and Suresh Babu and under V creations and Suresh Productions banners. #VenkateshDaggubati74
— Suresh Productions (@SureshProdns) October 24, 2019
Asuran is based on a Tamil novel Vekkai written by Poomani, which featured Dhanush in dual roles as father and son. The film also starred Manju Warrier in her maiden Kollywood appearance. Besides, Manju Warrier, the star cast of this film also included veteran actor Pasupathi, director Balaji Sakthivel, Prakash Raj, Yogi Babu, Guru Somasundaram, actor Karunas’s son Ken Karunas etc.
Venkatesh, meanwhile, awaits the release of Venky Mama which also stars his nephew Naga Chaitanya. The film was touted to release on October 4 to coincide with the Dussehra festival but its release has been postponed to November. Bankrolled jointly by Suresh Productions and Blue Planet Entertainment on a very big budget, Bobby aka KS Ravindra is the Director of Venky Mama. Anup Rubens has composed music for Venky Mama and Prasad Murella has handled cinematography. Raashi Khanna and Payal Rajput play the female leads in this flick and are paired up with Naga Chaitanya and Venkatesh respectively. Venkatesh also has a project with Director Tharun Bhascker, which will start filming soon.